## 'amount'Overview of noun amount1. sum, sum of money, amount, amount of money -- (a quantity of money; "he borrowed a large sum"; "the amount he had in cash was insufficient") 2. amount -- (the relative magnitude of something with reference to a criterion; "an adequate amount of food for four people") 3. measure, quantity, amount -- (how much there is or how many there are of something that you can quantify) 4. sum, amount, total -- (a quantity obtained by the addition of a group of numbers) Overview of verb amount 1. amount -- (be tantamount or equivalent to; "Her action amounted to a rebellion") 2. total, number, add up, come, amount -- (add up in number or quantity; "The bills amounted to $2,000"; "The bill came to $2,000") 3. come, add up, amount -- (develop into; "This idea will never amount to anything"; "nothing came of his grandiose plans") Made possible by Princeton University "About WordNet." WordNet. Princeton University. 2010. http://wordnet.princeton.edu |